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Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm EST
, lawsuit and classified information. the scandal now surrounding former cia director david petraeus is now getting bigger. president obama joins in. >> one general lost his career over this. now the career of another four- star general hinges on what he may have said in some e-mails to a woman at the center the sex scandal. >> the pentagon is investigating general john allen for hundreds of alleged inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley. she is the tampa socialite whose complaints about threatening e-mails drug erred the fbi investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. turn out kelley was in communication with general allen, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. how did she know him? kelley volunteered to organize social events for senior officers at her home near mcdill air force base in tampa. the e-mails between general allen and kelley are said to be flirtatious and owe tensionally embarrassing but officials with knowledge of the e-mails say they were not sexually ex- police sit and did not offer any evidence of an affair. but, now, general allen's nom
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Nov 12, 2012 4:25am EST
and de- - demanding more answers and information about the rei re-- resignation of david petraeus. >>> the manager a taco bell in columbia confronted people fighting in the parking lot early sunday morning and was shot during the scuffle. he got back into the restaurant and two employees called 911. he is listed in critical condition. police still don't have a motive yet. >>> map accused of being the east coast rapist has reportedly admitted to raping several women. aaron thomas told a rapt we're taxed several women in several states beginning two decades ago but he doesn't know why. -- told a reporter he attacked several women in several states beginning two decades ago but he doesn't know why. >>> veterans started out as the celebration of armistice ending the first world war. it is now celebrated around the globe as world armistice day and leaders around the world and here at home used it to honor fallen troops. >> the 11th hour of the 11 day in the 11th month is hon ired every year to mark the end of word war i in 1918. president obama commemmorating veterans day here by laying a wreat
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Nov 15, 2012 4:25am EST
ever the scandal involving former cia director david petraeus. the general resigning after it was discovered he had and fair with writer paula broadwell. petraeus said he will testify before the intelligence committee regarding the tax on the u.s. consulate in benefit ghazi on september 11th. that attack left four americans dead including ambassador chris tvens. senator john mccain and other republicans are now calling for a watergate still select committee. >> ambassador chris stevens. >> there is no credibility among methamphetamine of us concerning the administration and the numerous controversies and contradictions that have been involved in their handling of this issue. >> reporter: gop leads are say they would block any attempt to confirm susan rice as the new secretary of state if she is nominated. >> if senator mccain and senator graham want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received is outrageous. >> reporter
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
police say may have set this all off. >>> as the scandal surrounding david petraeus widens, lawmakers move forward to name new leadership. leadership. >>> it is wednesday, november 14th. a live look outside at the washington monument on this chilly hump day. >> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. thank you for watching. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news and time now to talk to tucker barnes. >> good morning. >> it got cold out. >> it did get a little cold out. >> you guys said earlier you need the big puffy jackets. temperature overnight in the 20s and low 30s. be ready for a chilly day today. we'll only be up near maybe 50. >> maybe? >> probably upper 40s. it won't feel terrible. there will be sunshine but it will be cool. >> not other than a 50 guaranteed. >> can't even guarantee the 50. we'll be close. let's get to the map and show you why. it is all because of our cold front that came through yesterday now well offshore and high pressure is building in. here is the good news. it will provide a couple of really nice day around here as far as sunshine. it will be unse
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
. >> one week to the day he admitted to an affair, general david petraeus will go before congress to testify about events leading up to the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. fox 5 morning news continues right now. ght now. >>> good morning to you. it is straight up 6:00. live look right now at the washington monument. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. we have an update concerning an amber alert we have told but all morning long. police are still looking for 1- month-old alexis rose carlisle. we have just learned that police have located the vehicle they thought she was in and one of the adults she was with. authorities tell us they have found eric eugene black but jennifer dawn carlisle and the toddler are still missing. if you have any information in this case, call virginia state police or call 911. this is also more information on our web site, myfoxdc.com. >>> time now to turn things over to tucker barnes. >> good morning. a decent friday. we have a little cloud cover out there this morning and some cold temperatures. later today, low to mid others. a little
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
susan rice in the aftermath. former cia director david petraeus has been here on capitol hill time and time again. but today before the senate and house intelligence committee is shrouded in secrecy. he may have a blow by blow attack on what happened in benghazi, libya, that led to the death of four americans, including the u.s. ambassador. >> director petraeus went to the people, as i understood it, that were involved. so the opportunity to get his views, i think are very -- is very important. >> reporter: this comes after a day of hearings yesterday into the benghazi attack. most closed to the public, but one was open. and much of the focus is on u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice, who back in september appeared on five sunday morning talk shows with the same talking points, the attacks she said appear to be the work of protestors, not terrorists as it now appears. the implication at the height of campaign season, the president did not want to be responsible for a terrorist attack. >> the arrogance and dishonesty reflected in all of this is breathtaking. >> these unfair attacks o
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00am EST
after e-cia director david petraeus resigned following his admitted affair with his buying on ferreira, more questions arrived. >> congress is demanding answers wondering why they weren't told sooner. melanie alnwick has the latest on this story. >> reporter: tuesday, while all of america was focused on the election, behind the scenes, cia director david petraeus is being advised to resign as his affair was about to become very public and now members of congress are asking questions about the timing. david petraeus and paula broadwell first met in the spring of 2006. four years later, a dissertation written by broadwell about the four-star general developed into something much more. >> i had been working on this project as my dissertation and when he went to afghanistan in the summer of 2010, i decided it turn it into a book. i shot him an e-mail and said i'm going to go for it. i showed up in afghanistan. >> reporter: the fbi discovered at fair between petraeus and broadwell while the agency was investigating harassing e-mails allegedly sent by broadwell to jill kelley. kelle
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Nov 13, 2012 4:25am EST
surrounding the resignation of cia chief david petraeus and at tax on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> the top -- >>> great economic news could be on the horizon. >> our country could be energy independent in the near future. ainsley earhart explains. plains. thrrt. clearly we are having issues with that story. we'll try to get that to you coming up in just a bit. >> let's talk about sports just a little. bryce harper, everybody remembers him, he has been named the national league rookie of the year. he hit 270 last season with 22 home runs. he knocked in 59 runs and he did it after missing the first month of the season. angels outfielder mike trout won the al rookie of the year. manager of the year awards will be named today and the nats skipper is one of the finalists. >> we still have plenty ahead. weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. ts now. >>> good morning. happy tuesday, everyone. november13th, live look outside right now. a lot of people will be getting back to work. they are probably still asleep. >> congress back in session. >> a lo
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
>>> another top name is tied to the scandal surrounding david petraeus. >> the other person is the top commander in afghanistan. and the fbi searching the home of the woman involved. >>> fox 5 morning news continues right now. t now. >>> waking you up here at 6:00 on this tuesday, november 13th with a live look at the woodrow wilson bridge this morning. and it will be wet roadways as you hed out there this morning. keep that in mind as the rush hour and congress back in session. the roads will be packed today. it will be a busy day, everyone. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news and now, let's turn things over to tucker barnes to talk about this weather. >> wet and chilly. let's also mention chilly. it was 70 yesterday and right now, we are 45 degrees. we have lost 25 degrees and we won't rebound a whole lot today. >> basically what you're feeling right now. >> what you see is what you get. get ready for a chilly day. let's get to the radar, show you the shower activity first and that is moving through with our cold front and here is the
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Nov 11, 2012 8:00am EST
. >>> more questions surrounding cia general david petraeus resignation. why it may not be a case of perfect timing. >>> the fiscal cliff deadline is approaching. what needs to be done to save you thousands of dollars? >> and the redskins rest up with the bye week, but there's no let-up on the talk of the season's bright spot. a review of robert griffin, ii; nine games in. >>> good morning. happy veterans day. the national holiday was originally established to honor americans who have served in world war i. today, it honors veterans of all wars for their patriotism and sacrifice for our country. there's a number of ceremonies being held in the dc region today. you're taking a live look right now at the world war ii memorial on the national mall. there will be a wreath-laying ceremony and performance by the united states air force band brass quintet beginning at 9:00 this morning. then at 11:00, a wreath will be laid at the tomb of the unknown at the arlington national cemetery. there will be a ceremony at the veterans memorial beginning at 1:00 p.m. >>> looks like the weather will
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
continues, the woman at the center of the david petraeus resignation is spotted in d.c. as the probe into the sex scandal widens. >> i'm standing in the nursery of a maryland hospital where all of the babies are -- where are all of the babies. the story is coming up. >> and the beltway is getting a major makeover. we'll tell you when express lanes designed to relieve traffic congestion are expected to open up. gary. >> thank you, shawn. much, much cooler around here. the rain is out and it looks like the chilly temperatures have settled in for awhile. real cold overnight tonight. first a look at the forecast is coming up. stay with us.  have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 de
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
, the woman whose affair with general david petraeus led to his resignation as the cia director. the agents went to her house in charlotte, north carolina on monday night. some of the general's former staff members and friends reportedly shocked that this woman was sending e-mails warning jill kelley to stay away from him. now, john allen is under investigation. defense secretary leon pan eight said he ordered an investigation of general allen on monday. the secretary who is a former cia director also talking about general petraeus' resignation. he says, quote, i think he took the right step and i think it is important when you are director of the cia with all the challenges that fess you in that position that personal integrity comes first and foremost. general petraeus was scheduled to testify about the benghazi attacks. >> it is not a coincidence to me. he is the one who probably knows most about what happened or didn't happen there and if this is homing over his head when he went to go brief the united states senate, did that influence the way, the direction and the story he told
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Nov 16, 2012 9:00am EST
. >>> thank you very much. in our big story this morning, former cia chief david petraeus is testifying on capitol hill right now. >> he is answering questions about the deadly consulate attack in libya, while questions still swirl around his affair with paula broadwell. sarah is back with more on today's testimony. hi, sarah. >> hi. petraeus is set to give testimony in two closed door hearings before the senate and house intelligence committee. but general petraeus is not talking about the sex scandal. he is attending classified hearings today about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that led to the deaths of the american ambassador to libya and three others. lawmakers say he might can give more details about what happened because petraeus was on a fact finding mission to libya a few weeks ago. tensions remain high with republicans blaming the president and democrats warning republicans not to jump to conclusions. >> barack obama was no more responsible for what happened in benghazi than george bush was for september 11th. >> what is clear is this administration, including th
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
resignation of general david petraeus has left a lot of questions about possible security breaches and the future of the benghazi hearings. fox's nicole collins starts our coverage tonight. >> reporter: cia director general david petraeus stepping down admitting he had an extramarital affair. the retired four star general saying in a letter to cia employees, "such behavior is unacceptable both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours." >> he has led america through some very, very difficult times. i think many of us are surprised that these kinds of things happen. >> reporter: the general's affair with his biographer paula broadwell was revealed in the course of an fbi investigation. according to her website, she of embedded with him in afghanistan from july, 2010 to july, 2011. general petraeus has been married for nearly 40 years to holly petraeus. they met when he was a cadet at west point. he led a distinguished 37 year career in the u.s. army eventually leading the u.s. military campaigns in iraq and afghanistan. president obama issuing a statement saying, "my th
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Nov 9, 2012 10:00pm EST
>>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> cia director david petraeus resigns after admitting to cheating on his wife of 38 years, more on the fbi investigation that exposed the allege ad fair with his biographer -- alled affair with his biographer. >> the fiscal cliff countdown, president obama warns congress act or else the united states will see tax hikes, job losses, even a double dip recession. >> new information about a teenager accused of beating and robbing an elderly woman, what helped police track him down and what he told detectives after his arrest. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm will thomas. >>> we begin with david petraeus stepping down in disgrace. >> fox news has learned the cia director resigned after an fbi investigation revealed the retired four star general was having an fair with his biographer. fox 5's maureen umeh has the story. >> paula broadwell wrote general petraeus' biography. initially the fbi thought petraeus may have been a victim but so far there's been no evidence to back up that concern. cia director general david petraeus
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Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm EST
secrets is next to impossible, it appears in officials had no idea david petraeus was ago an fair until shortly before you heard about it -- an affair until shortly before you heard about it. now the investigation is moving forward. the charlotte reporter said the fbi entered the mistress' home tonight to remove boxes. will thomas is here to explain how the personal relationship between a target of the fbi investigation. >> we're at the point now where lawmakers are asking questions abou the security of classified information that could have fallen into the hands of a mistress and general petraeus was supposed to testify this week about the benghazi attack. now what? let me begin with how this all started. first the mistress of general petraeus paula broadwell is accused of sending harassing e- mails to jill kelley. she was a friend of petraeus who may have been viewed as getting a little too close to him. kelley reported the e-mails to he fbi. that's when agents discovered the affair between general petraeus and paula broadwell. four star general david petraeus was supposed to te
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
will follow. former cia director david petraeus will testify about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> president obama continues to come to the defense of one of the key players under scrutiny during a news conference at the white house. melanie alnwick is live with the latest on this > reporter: the controversies over this matter just keep piling on. the most recent regarding the resignation of ex-cia director general david petraeus and as you said, we did learn he will testify friday morning in a closed door hearing before the house intelligence committee. petraeus we know had visit libya on his own, conducted his own investigation into what happened there. his testimony will be before the house intelligence committee about those matters, about what he discovered but not about his affair. today, members of congress will press high-ranking intelligence officials about what really happened in benghazi. president obama addressed a multiflying controversies in his first post-election press conference first saying he saw no evidence that national security was harmed in the pe
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Nov 11, 2012 11:15pm EST
. >>> members of congress are calling for more details into ex-general david petraeus' affair. they want to know if national security was compromised and why congress wasn't told sooner. the fbi's probe is said to have begun with harassing e-mail sent by paula broadwell to a second woman. petraeus resigned friday. >>> at least two people are dead after place sieve blast in indianapolis. the blast -- a massive blast in indianapolis. the blast leveled homes. crews are going through homes trying to find survivors. the cause is still under investigation. >>> for the first time israel has been drawn into the fighting in neighboring syria. israel fired warning shots that crossed the border after a stray mortar from syria hit a military post in the golan heights. israel captured the golan heights in 1967 during the war. no damage has been reported inside israel, but israeli officials threaten tougher retaliation if the attacks continue. >>> at home we're taking it outside, gorgeous, gorgeous day, gwen tolbart, perfect day to rake leaves. >> absolutely. and a perfect day for a parade. we ha
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Nov 13, 2012 10:00pm EST
. >>> now to the david petraeus sex scandal, his alleged mistress spotted in d.c. today. we're also learning more about the investigation that includes a bizarre twist with the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. >>> see, what are you working on? >> it's a cold one tonight. we will be falling into the upper 20s. so don't let it surprise you, a chilly start in the morning. will we rebound into anything warmer than we had today? i'll let you know in the full forecast. >> a surprise in the courtroom, the last minute development in the east coast rape trial at 11:00.  >>> the sex scandal that led to cia director david petraeus' resignation is now widening. fox news cameras spotted petraeus' alleged mistress paula broadwell in d.c. today. her brother lives in northwest. meantime a second top general now involved in the investigation. fox 5 will thomas here with a closer look. >> the american commander in afghanistan general john allen is now facing an internal investigation for his communications with the woman at the heart of the dave petraeus controversy. here's
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Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm EST
- called threatening e-mails. that led them to paula broadwell right there, the david petraeus biographer. the fbi discover general petraeus who was director of the cia had an affair with broadwell, so he resigned last week. now enter another four star general, john allen, who is the commander in afghanistan. he's being investigated for what may be inappropriate e- mails with jill kelley, that tampa woman who triggered the whole investigation in the first place. now they deny any wrongdoing. they're both married to other people, but because general allen is being investigated his nomination to become the next supreme allied commander is on hold. >> if the findings are that he's done nothing wrong, they it will be up to the secretary and president to move forward with the nomination. >> now we'll take a closer look at that tampa socialite, jill kelley. remember she alerted the fbi to so-called threatening e-mails from general petraeus' mistress. here's fox's gloria gomez with who is kelley. >> reporter: jill kelley was known as an extravagant south tampa most he is with an impressive milit
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Nov 10, 2012 10:30pm EST
time of the benghazi and that was david petraeus. >> secretary of state hillary clinton was asked to attend the hearings. however, she's scheduled to travel outside the country next week. >>> four days after the election, president obama has been declared the winner of the race in florida. the president now adds the state's 29 electoral votes to the 30 about 3 he had before. mitt romney finished the race with 206. >>> residents in a northeast neighborhood are stunned to learn that two women were attacked and robbed at the same time. the women were taken by force into two separate cars on 48th street overnight. this is aorta near sheriff road. police say the men sexually assaulted both women and stole several of their belongings, including a cell phone. >> this may not be what people consider -- what people may consider the safest neighborhood but we are really a neighborhood oriented -- community-oriented neighborhood. everybody talks to everybody. >> it happened right here at the corner. that's surprising. i never heard of two at a time, two people at the same time, you know, gettin
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
the cia director david petraeus. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i have seen that classified information was disclosed in any way that would have had a neckative impact on the national security. >> reporter: the scandal embroiled afghanistan commander general john allen. when asked if the fbi should have revealed the investigation to him in the country prior to the election, the president withheld judgement. >> it's possible had we been told, you would be sitting here asking me a question why were you interfering in a criminal investigation. >> reporter: on the fiscal cliff the country faces at the end of the year, the president insisted he would not extend cuts for well -- for the wealthy and demanded that middle class tax cuts get extended now. >> i am confident folks in both parties can make that happen. what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% we can't afford and, according to economists, we'll have the least positive impact on our economy. >> reporter: the president grew emotional when asked about republicans who have blasted u
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
. >> chris: i'm chris wallace. a personal candal forces cia director david petraeus to resign. ♪ >> chris: we'll discuss the startling end to a brilliant career, and look ahead to the congressional investigation, of that terror attack in benghazi. with the chairman of the senate intelligence committee, dianne feinstein. it is a fox news sunday exclusive. then, the new year will bring higher taxes, and huge spending cuts. unless a divided washington cuts a deal. we'll talk with four congressional leaders, who will play big roles in trying to find a compromise. republican senator bob corker, and congressman tom price. and democratic senator kent conrad and congressman chris van hollen. plus, president obama looks ahead to a second term, while republicans look to regroup. we'll ask our sunday panel about what both sides need to do, moving forward. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again, from fox news in washington. on veterans day. when we honor the military, for their service to our nation. and, sadly, we begin today with a dramatic fall from grace, of one of th
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
negotiations to avoid the fiscal cliff, the growing david petraeus scandal and the deadly consulate attacks in benghazi, libya. >>> a fox 5 follow-up. a major shake-up at d.c. schools. >> we now know which schools are slated to close. we'll get a full report coming up. first, here is tucker barnes. >> got cold overnight. our temperatures overnight back in the upper 20s and low 30s. you will want a jacket. i'll have all the details on the wednesday weather forecast and julie wright has a look at your traffic coming up in just a couple of minutes. minutes.  >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news, this is a live look outside right now of reagan national airport. it is wednesday, november 14th, 2012. now, that was a clear picture we just saw a few minutes ago. this is what could be in store for us because, you know, wintertime. we'll have a better idea of how northern virginia will deal with the snow in the coming months. v-do the holds a briefing in fairfax this morning to update elected leaders, county staff and the media on several new tools and equipment that will be used this winter. off
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Nov 11, 2012 10:00pm EST
about what led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. we'll have the new information. >> and veterans day remembrances in the nation's capital coming up tonight at 10:00. macfarlane: it's amazing to me that the show has had the cultural impact that it has. for a long while, the simpsons was really the only show that had broken out in this way and i always hoped we would have a prayer of maybe doing that as well. and i think we've done that. ah! smith: one of the great things now is that we're syndicated. so, we're on all the time. and old people like us now. i have an auntie philly who's 92. she loves family guy and she won't let any of her friends in the room when it's on because old people talk back to the television. she wants to hear it. old woman: what? old man: huh? what? huh? what? i forget. i said it before, but we're so thankful to our fans for bringing the show back from the dead, that i almost feel like we owe it to them to give 110% every day to every episode. i try to interact with the fans as much as i can. i don't know if you can see right now, but i'm
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
. >>> cia director david petraeus resigned on friday after admitting to having an extramarital affair with his biographer and now congress is asking questions. >> they want to know if national security was ever at risk. before he stepped down, petraeus was leading the investigation into the u.s. consulate and cia base attack in benghazi in september. it is unclear when he will still testify in the hearings but some think it is necessary that he does so. e does so. >> we have a national security failure along in the making. i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi before during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> the fbi was investigating harassing e-mails that bjill kelley. the relationship began in 2010 after she wrote a dissertation about the four-star general. >>> a busy week for president obama as he works to avoid the fiscal cliff. friday, the president is set to hold talks with bipartisan leads are of congress. lawmaker have until january to reach a compromise. >>> new this morning, more than 70 firefighters were called out to b
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
former cia director david petraeus. he will now testify before house and senate intelligence committees on the deadly consulate attack in libya. he will testify in a classified setting so there will not be any cameras allowed. he will only address the attack on libya. >>> more details are emerging about the woman involved that scandal. we now know the army suspended paula broadwell's security clearance. she is accused of having an affair with petraeus. jill kelley is the other woman involved. we are told that kelley and her husband have v. a close relationship with petraeus and his wife and that the kelleys are in major debt owing more than $2 million on a building they used to season. >>> president obama useed a stern tone when he addressed the benghazi attack touring his first news conference since husband re-election. he defended susan rice for her comments on the attack and blasted her critic. melanie alnwick is live with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. today, the house and senate intelligence committees hold their long-awaited hearings on the controversy surrou
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Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
for a burgundy or red four door vehicle. >>> former cia director david petraeus has agreed to testify before a house intelligence committee on the deadly benghazi attack. he appeared reluctant to testify before congress but pressure made him change in mind. he will testify on friday. today, paula broadwell has had her security clears suspended. jill kelley is the other woman involved in this story. she is the one who called the fbi. kelley and her husband had a close relationship with the petraeus and that the kelleys are in maiming otherdebt owing more than $2 million on a building they own. >>> the president held his first conference after his election. sex scandal, secret documents and a new secretary of state. >> if the president was expecting a new honeymoon with reporters, that quickly disappeared in the wake of the sex scandal that took down cia director david petraeus. >> i have no evidence from what i have seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: the scandal has now 'em broiled afgha
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> reporter: cia director general david petraeus stepping down after 561 days on the job, offering president obama his resignation on thursday. general petraeus saying in a statement to the cia work force, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such bare behavior is unacceptable. petraeus, who just turned 60, was appointed head of langley in april of last year. sources close to petraeus tell fox news this was his choice and had nothing to do with the situation in benghazi and that the general was looking forward to testifying on capitol hill about libya. in a statement, the president called petraeus' decades of service extraordinary, saying by any measure he was one of the outstanding general officers of his generation helping our military adapt to new challenges and leading our men and women in uniform through a remarkable period of service in iraq and afghanistan where he helped our nation put those wars on a path to responsible end. the president, going on to say, his thoughts and prayers are with the general and his wife of 37 years. >>> also ne
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Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm EST
be dealt with. >> former cia director david petraeus will appear before congress tomorrow for the first time since he resigned over revelations of an extramarital affair. we're told the hearing will focus only on matters related to the september 11th raid in libya. >>> new details now in the david petraeus sex scandal. we now know the identity of the fbi agent who first saw the e- mail exchanges between petraeus' mistress paula broadwell and tampa socialite jill kelley. his name is frederick humphries. he alerted his superiors about the e-mails which then led to the investigation that uncovered the affair. >>> let's take it outside now, plenty of clouds today, kept the temperatures pretty cool. here's live look outside tonight from northwest d.c. will the sunshine break through tomorrow? let's check in with sue palka and find out. >> i think we will have a nice sunny end to our workweek, but we have clouds hanging around tonight and down toward the northern neck and lower southern maryland we're actually seeing maybe some indication of light rain with sleet. you can see it here, a
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
. >>> former cia director david petraeus will appear before congress today for the first time since he resigned over revelations of an extramarital affair. today's hearing will only focus on matters related to the u.s. consulate attack in libya that killed a u.s. ambassador and three others. we're also learning that the acting director of the cia, michael morel, is ordering an internal probe of the sex scandal. >>> now to the middle east, where fighting he is clast between israel and hamas. 500 rockets have been fired on israel in the last couple of days. -- where fighting escalates. israel has launched 150 air strikes against the palestinian militants since wednesday but held off for three hours early today because evening magazine incident's prime minister visited gaza. he says he is witnessing a disaster. egypt is trying to play a mediating role. >>> we are on traffic watch in virginia this morning where the 495 express lanes are set to open. tomorrow is the big day and fox 5's sherry ly is live in tysons corner with a preview. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the express lanes here
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Nov 16, 2012 4:25am EST
the train tracks. >>> david petraeus is appearing in front of two congressional committees today. the classified briefings will only focus on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> the death toll is rising in the escalating finding between israel and gas actual reports now say 19 palestinians have been killed in gaza and three israelis have died since wednesday. israel is now moving troops to the border with gaza after the government approved the call-up of 30,000 reservists. hamas fired # 5 more rockets into israel today. israel has responded with dozens of air strikes and air ride sirens went off in tel aviv thursday for the first time in 20 years. >>> we are approaching a historic day for the capital beltway. starting tomorrow, the 495 express lanes will open in virginia. now, to use them, you will have to pay a toll or have a minimum amount of passengers in your car. fox 5's sherry ly has everything you need to know and she joins us now live from tysons corner. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. we are here at west park drive, one of the entrance and exit
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
the cia director, david petraeus is testifying behind closed doors on friday before the intelligence committee and is expected to lay out the timeline and is not expected, brian, to discuss the affair with biographer paula broadwell, which is the center of an fbi investigation. >> and is the attack going to be tied to the scandal? >> and that question now is how did paula broadwell obtain what they believe to be classified information on ben ghazi on the old computer that the fbi searchd the other night. it's important to remember that paula broadwell had a security clearance of her own, but at this point, it's unclear as to whether or not this was attained by broadwell herself or provided to her by petraeus. >>> new information, the identity of the fbi agent who saw the e-mails between broadwell and joe kelly has been revealed and frederick humphreys, it's believed, he reported to the supervisors that led to the investigation that uncovered the affair. >>> president obama said that new yorkers will rebound. the president made the first trip to some of the hardest-hit areas in new yo
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Nov 12, 2012 10:00pm EST
arise from retired general david petraeus' affair. investigators found sensitive military information on his former mistress' computer, but petraeus says paula broadwell did not get that information from him. fox 5's tom fitzgerald has more. >> reporter: we came to this house in northwest d.c. looking for paula broadwell after neighbors told us they had recently seen her here, but the owner, broadwell's brother, politely asked us to leave. >> this is private property would. you please leave. >> reporter: is paula broadwell here? we left the property but no lawmakers like senate intelligence committee chairwoman dianne feinstein want to know why they were left out of the loop by the fbi. >> we received no advance notice. it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: david petraeus quit as cia director after admitting an fair with paula broadwell. questions now are raised if broadwell had access to classified information like this comment during a speech in october. >> the cia had taken a couple libyan militia members prisoner and they think the attack on the consulate was an effort to try
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
director david petraeus resigning is widening. earlier today, they spotted his mistress at her brother's house in northwest d.c. she was wearing jogging clothing. a new revelation today, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is under investigation after he allegedly had inappropriate communications with that tampa socialite. >> he has faith in general allen and believes he's doing and has done an excellent job. and i would rephrase the pentagon for the process underway with regard general allen. >> the pin is investigating his communication with jill kelly, the woman who triggered the fbi investigation and uncovered the affair between pet rayus and broadwell. they're looking at thousands of e-mail exchanges, some of which are said to be flirtacious in nature. >>> general john allen's involvement in the scandal could lead to a rare case of a top battle field commander being court-martialed. allen maintains his innocence. if the defense department investigates and is found guilty, he could -- [ indiscernible ] a news alert out of charles county, a 17- year-old arrested after kill
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Nov 14, 2012 4:25am EST
director david petraeus will not testify but could be called for future hearings. the woman at the center of the scandal was spotted in northwest yesterday. paula broadwell is staying at her brother's home for now. the woman who allegedly exchanged inappropriate e-mails with john allen is claiming she has diplomatic immunity. jill kelley called to report a man on her property and saying she is and honorary consul general. that is a symbolic title given for her role as an unpaid social planner at mcdill air force base. >>> it is the end of the political road no george allen. the former virginia governor says he will not run for office again. he lost to tim kaine last week. allen was unseated by webb back in 2006. >>> the montgomery county school board is declining a request by muslims for an islamic holiday. only one board member vote against next year's school calendar that does not have any days off for muslim holidays. -- muslim holy days. the growing muslim muse slim -- muslim community has been calling for a holiday. >>> a move in public schools. for a full list of 20 schools s
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
resignation of cia director david petraeus and ensnared afghanistan commander general john allen has threatened national security in the president's words, he said he is reserving judgement for now over whetr the fbi should have revealed the investigation leading into petraeuss resignation before last week's election. >> i have no evident at this point, from what i have seen, that classified information was disclosed, that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. obviously, there is an ongoing investigation. i don't want to comment on the specifics of the investigation. the fbi has its own protocols in terms of how they proceed. >> reporter: well, the other big question -- . >> well, the other big question, fitz is the fiscal cliff. sequestration begins at the end of the year. what is the president's approach? is there anything different on what he's willing to accept? >> this is a one-two on this issue. if the democrats and republicans agree on the hill that tax cuts should be extended for the middle class and that is something they should go ahead and d
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >>> the scandal involving former cia director general david petraeus is taking a back seat to ben ghazi. petraeus resigned after it was revealed he was had an affair with his biographer, paula broadwell. molly hennenberg has the latest. >> reporter: lawmakers on capitol hill leaving with more questions than answers after the former cia director testified before both the house and senate intelligence commit ease about the deadly ben ghazi attack on september 11th that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other miles an hour. >> general petraeus' briefing was comprehensive. i think it was important it added to our ability to make judgements about what can is clearly a failure of intelligence. >> we still have to determine, number one, how did is this group penetrate this facility that we had in ben ghazi and who were the folks. >> reporter: the discussion on the talking points initially relieved on the attack and to susan rice. she initially said the attack appeared to be protests over an anti-muslim film and later revealed it was a premeditated terrorist strike. >> show used t
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
. -- willing to resist to the teeth. >> reporter: david petraeus was a concern among some committee members today who want to know exactly what is in the report compiled by petraeus following his visit to libya. petraeus resigned last week after admitting to an affair and the fbi is investigating if classified information on ben ghazi was given to his mistress, paula broadwell, will? >> so far, fitz, the president is not convinced there was a national security breach, right? >> reporter: that is what he said yesterday, however, as the president also pointed out today, the fbi has not yet concluded this investigation and there are questions as to how this information came into paula broadwell's possession. >> fair enough. tom fitzgerald, thank you for the update. >>> the senate armed services committee is holding a confirmation hear for example president obama's choice for the top commander in afghanistan. general joseph dunford is speaking to the committee, including mccain and lieberman. the many topic, focusing on getting troops out of afghanistan. general dunford believes it can happen i
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